Awarding the Prtizker to a team synonymous with refurbs marks an important shift in architectural vales
Phineas Harper | Dezeen | 17th March 2021
All too often, architecture seems to reward the new, the flamboyant. This year’s Pritzker Prize – the profession’s highest honour – has instead gone to a firm that emphasises re-use of neglected buildings. Their mantra is “never demolish … always add, transform, and reuse!” Said the jury, their work “renews the legacy of modernism, but they have also proposed an adjusted definition of the very profession of architecture.” Images of 10 key projects are here.